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Under the Volcano
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The Brothers Karamazov by Fyodor Dostoyevsky
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Lush Life by Richard Price
Lush Life
by Richard Price
read in February, 2009
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I had resisted reading anything by Price for a long long time, because I always tend to run the opposite way from recommends, especially in regards to 'New York' writers. Plus, I thought the film 'Clockers' stunk, so this was no easy sell. I'm so gla...more
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Under the Volcano by Malcolm Lowry
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The Deptford Trilogy by Robertson Davies
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White Noise by Don DeLillo
White Noise
by Don DeLillo
read in June, 2008
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Disturbing the Peace by Richard Yates
Disturbing the Peace
by Richard Yates
read in April, 2008
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The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao by Junot Díaz
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Totally worth the three month wait for this at the NYPL. I enjoyed this book immensely.
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Homicide by David Simon
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For fans of the Wire (or obsessives like me) this is a must. The Rosetta Stone of the the tv show. Simon's detail and fly on the wall writing style is imminently readable. While not pleasurable, per se, it's one hell of a read.
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"Maybe the bloodiest, most metaphysical book I've ever read. One of my all time faves. "
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Blood Meridian, or the Evening Redness in the West by Cormac McCarthy
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